New International Version
Righteousness will be his belt and faithfulness the sash around his waist.
King James Bible
And righteousness shall be the girdle of his loins, and faithfulness the girdle of his reins.
Darby Bible Translation
And righteousness shall be the girdle of his reins, and faithfulness the girdle of his loins.
World English Bible
Righteousness will be the belt of his waist, and faithfulness the belt of his waist.
Young's Literal Translation
And righteousness hath been the girdle of his loins, And faithfulness -- the girdle of his reins.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The girdle "The cincture" - All the ancient Versions, except that of Symmachus, have two different words for girdle in the two hemistichs. It is not probable that Isaiah would have repeated אזור azer, when a synonymous word so obvious as חגור chagor occurred. The tautology seems to have arisen from the mistake of some transcriber. The meaning of this verse is, that a zeal for justice and truth shall make him active and strong in executing the great work which he shall undertake. See note on Isaiah 5:27.
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'And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots: 2. And the Spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord; 3. And shall make him of quick understanding in the fear of the Lord: and he shall not judge after the sight of his eyes, neither reprove after the hearing of his ears: 4. But with righteousness shall he judge the poor, and …
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Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place,
May it be like a cloak wrapped about him, like a belt tied forever around him.
Of the greatness of his government and peace there will be no end. He will reign on David's throne and over his kingdom, establishing and upholding it with justice and righteousness from that time on and forever. The zeal of the LORD Almighty will accomplish this.
LORD, you are my God; I will exalt you and praise your name, for in perfect faithfulness you have done wonderful things, things planned long ago.
See, a king will reign in righteousness and rulers will rule with justice.
These are the things you are to do: Speak the truth to each other, and render true and sound judgment in your courts;
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